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  • TCHS earns early-college endorsement




    TELL CITY – Tell City High School’s success at offering students a chance to earn college credits while still in high school has earned it an important statewide endorsement.

    The Center of Excellence in Leadership Learning at the University of Indianapolis recently endorsed the program at Tell City Junior-Senior High School, making it the newest member of a small network of Early College schools in the state. 

  • Perry Central students building their own workforce path


    Staff Writer


    LEOPOLD – There’s no need to punch a time clock for theses jobs – attendance is taken at the school every morning. But the duties the students invest in Perry Central’s newly commissioned Commodore Manufacturing are just as steadfast in producing top-quality, real-life work.

  • Community foundation announces scholarship opportunities

    PERRY COUNTY - Scholarship opportunities are available through the Foundation’s Community Scholarship program.

    The program is made up of various scholarship funds, each with individual selection criteria and eligibility requirements. These opportunities were created by donors to provide Perry County students with opportunities for advanced education. All awards are made without regard to race, creed, color, sex, religion, or national origin. Some scholarships are designed to be awarded to nontraditional students as well. The deadline to apply is Feb. 28.

  • Hospital-sponsored scholarships available to pursue medical careers

    JASPER – With the assistance of the Dubois County Community Foundation, Memorial Hospital Foundation is offering various medical scholarship opportunities.  A Scholarship Application must be completed by applicants and returned to the Memorial Hospital Foundation office by March 1. Applications will be available at the Memorial Hospital Foundation office, located at 709 W. 9th St. in Jasper, and online at www.mhhcc.org.

  • Perry County Lilly Endowment Community Scholar named

    One Perry County student has been named the recipient of a four-year, full-tuition scholarship as the 2018 Lilly Endowment Community Scholar. Luke Bishop will receive a full-tuition scholarship to an accredited public or private nonprofit college or university in Indiana of his choice and a $900 yearly stipend for required books and equipment.

    Luke, a senior at Perry Central High School, is the son of James and Tara Bishop of Branchville.

  • Brooke Franzman profiled for work with special needs

    WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – Okeeheelee Middle School teacher Brooke Franzman was recently profiled by the West Palm Beach, Fla., school for her work working with people with disabilities and helping them with everyday life skills, such as food shopping, banking, etc.

  • TCHS Class of ’19 Rising Stars

    TELL CITY – Four Tell City High School juniors, Tretter Lyons, Grace Kreilein, Chase Beckort and Elliot Reed, were recognized by The Indiana Association of School Principals as Rising Stars of Indiana Class of 2019. Each Indiana high school was invited to recognize up to four students currently in the 11th grade, based on their academic achievement.

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  • Local woman among Kentucky’s top special education teachers

    OWENSBORO, Ky. – Emily Harpenau, a special education teacher at Apollo High School, is one of three finalists for the statewide Kentucky Special Education Teacher of the Year Award sponsored by the Council for Exceptional Children.

    Harpenau was recognized during the CEC annual conference on Nov. 20. Kentucky state leaders in the area of special education commended Harpenau for her outstanding work on behalf of students and for creating a positive, challenging learning environment in her classroom.